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At UN, Reese Witherspoon’s Security Holds Back Canada’s Ambassador

Mar 14, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Reese Witherspoon Security Man Stopping Canadian Diplomat from taking a Photo of his Ambassador Marc-Andre Blanchard During the 2018 Observance of International Womens Day at the UN Headquarters in New York City. by Kurt Wheelock When Reese Witherspoon came to the United Nations on March 12, the organization UN Women used her appearance to attach itself to the #MeToo and #TimeIsNow movements. But Witherspoon’s security man, ever present during her time in the UN General Assembly Hall, was seen holding a diplomat back from approaching the actress. It was Canada’s Ambassador Marc-André Blanchard, the representative at the UN of Canadian [Read More]

Danai Gurira, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Reese Witherspoon at UN Women Day 2018

Mar 9, 2018 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, March 08 2018 – Danai Gurira, Tony-nominated playwright, actor and activist, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women and Reese Witherspoon, Academy Award–winning actor During the 2018 Observance of International Women’s Day at the UN Headquarters in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, said: “We know that healthy societies include a wide mix of voices, yet millions of women around the world are being silenced and their potential cramped. The current solidarity movements have to be a tipping point for accountability; an end to impunity and the cyclical poverty of [Read More]

Cities Raise the Bar for Global AIDS Action

Jun 9, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Participants in the Global Mayors Meeting on Ending AIDS in Cities pose for a group photo, at the main branch of the New York Public Forum, Monday, June 6, 2016. They are, from left: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio; Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibe; Singer Annie Lennox By Aruna Dutt UNITED NATIONS, June 9 2016 – The New York Public Library, usually a place of peace and quiet, was amplified with the voices of global leaders and activists at The Global Mayors’ Meeting on Ending AIDS in Cities on Monday June 6. As 80% of those with HIV AIDS [Read More]

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